Sometimes– okay, most times– I buy fabric without a specific goal in mind. Such was the case on Black Friday. I go out because JoAnn’s is having a sale and I can get some stuff that I need. I get there and there are some cute Christmas prints. This is clearly a sign from the heavens as I do not often like themes or prints. I buy them. I bring them home. I’m browsing the interwebs in an attempt to get some inspiration when it strikes! I’m going to make a giant eight-pointed star out of half-square triangles. I’m going to echo it twice. After some sketching and some math I come up with this:
I’ve pieced a bit more. And I am superduperflipping excited.
Fabrics: Assorted “Holiday Inspirations” from Jo-Ann Fabrics, Kona White
Piecing Thread: Coats and Clark, 30 wt, 100% Mercerized Cotton, White #1